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Warren E. Steller Field

Coordinates: 41°22′50″N 83°37′44″W / 41.380572°N 83.628809°W / 41.380572; -83.628809

Warren E. Steller Field
Location Bowling Green, Ohio, USA
Opened 1964
Owner Bowling Green State University
Operator Bowling Green State University
Surface Natural grass
Scoreboard Electronic
Construction cost $150,000 USD
Capacity 2,500
Field dimensions Left field: 340 feet (100 m)
Center field: 400 feet (120 m)
Right field: 340 feet (100 m)
Tenants
Bowling Green Falcons baseball (NCAA) (1964–present)
Bowling Green Breeze (GLSCL) (1987–1991)
Lake Erie Monarchs (GLSCL) (2008)

Warren E. Steller Field is a baseball field at Bowling Green State University in Bowling Green, Ohio, where the Bowling Green Falcons baseball team plays. The field is named after Warren E. Steller, a former BGSU instructor and former coach of the Bowling Green's football (1924–34) and baseball (1925, 1928–59) teams. It was officially named for Warren E. Steller in 1967. Steller Field is located just north of BGSU Ice Arena on the eastern side of the campus. The dimensions of the field from home plate to the outfield fences are 340 feet to left field, 400 feet to center field, and 340 feet to right field.[1]

History

Steller Field was built in 1964 and cost $150,000 to construct. Steller Field has seen renovations in 1965, 1968, and 2002, which has expanded the capacity of 2,500.[2] In fall 2012, a new electronic scoreboard was installed at the facility, and the backstop was renovated.[3][4]

Other uses

From 1987–1991, the field was home to the Great Lakes Summer Collegiate League's Bowling Green Breeze. In 2008, another Great Lakes Collegiate Summer League team, the Lake Erie Monarchs, used the field for a single season.[5][6]

References

External links

  • BGSU Falcons Baseball official website
  • Lake Erie Monarchs official website


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